Updated at 13:48,15-08-2017

Lukashenka may allow Baumgertners extradition to Russia

Euroradio

He may be needed there after the Russian Office of the General prosecutor gets all his case papers.

The state leader announced it at a meeting dedicated to economic and foreign policy issues. Russian deputy Prosecutor General Alexander Zvyagintsev was invited to the meeting, BELTA reports.

It was reported that Russian investigators could ask to extradite the Uralkali CEO. However, it was difficult to predict the Belarusian authorities reaction.

Belarus authorities decided to send the case papers of the Russian citizens involved in "the potassium case to Russia", Russian deputy Prosecutor General Alexander Zvyagintsev said.